According to xtratime, ICC Champions Trophy will see revolutionary developments in terms of technology. For the first time ever cricket bats will have chips installed in them. With the International Cricket Council (ICC) naming Intel as its Innovation Partner for the upcoming tournament starting fromJune 1 in England
As a part of the continuous process of technological developments, players’ movement will be tracked by cameras and the data collected and analysed. Each participating teams will have three players batting with specialised bats with chipsets. From India, opener Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane and Ravichandran Ashwin will be using these types of bats in the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy.
Apart from the use of chipsets, there will be hawk-eye cameras installed in all the three venues: The Oval, Edgbaston and Sophia Gardens. A Spidercam will also be used, accompanied by drone cameras utilised for the first time.
Team sheets will be signed and submitted via tablet and HD wi-fi is available in each stadium for fans.